[MEDIA] iGen: How young people are using social media today with @TWRuk and @MeganLackie

A few weeks ago, I had a chat with Megan Lackie about young people and social media, with content placed after a panel discussion with a couple of ‘younger Christians’ (Dave, Joanna and Arun): Social media is a ‘neutral’ tool can be used well/used badly. That ‘addiction’ word was used again – see previous interview with TWR on there! The notion of ‘quality’ time in face-to-face over online and ‘reality’. The use of social media for Continue Reading →

Who Has Responsibility To Help People With Low Financial And Digital Capability? @DigiLeadersNW

A few tweets, and a blog post related to Wednesday afternoon’s event: [View the story “The #DigiLeadersNW Salon: Low Financial & Digital Capability” on Storify] Print PDFLike it? Share it… You may also like: [ABSTRACT] Risks, Rights, Responsibility and Resilience Online #DigitalParenting Supporting @iRightsUK [#DigitalParenting] THE INTERNET ON OUR OWN TERMS: How Children and Young People Deliberated About Their Digital Rights #DigitalLiteracy One Million People: Faces of a Digital Generation

[SPEAKER] Raising Children in a Digital Age for @CavendishM20

This evening, I’ll be speaking at Cavendish School in West Didsbury. The slides are as follows: Raising Children in a Digital Age – Cavendish School from Bex Lewis Print PDFLike it? Share it… You may also like: [SPEAKER] Raising Children in a Digital Age: Hexham [SPEAKER] Raising Children in a Digital Age for @cicscalderdale [SPEAKER] Raising Children in a Digital Age with @VineyardWA [SPEAKER] Raising Children in a Digital Age for @eccmanchester

[SPEAKER] Communication Conference 2017, for @ukvocation

There’s a lot to fit into the day, and I don’t want to overload people, so we’ve framed the day around three areas, each at a fairly ‘think about it level’ – practical sessions need a lot more time/equipment, and most people, once inspired, can then go and do what is needed, using e.g. YouTube videos. I’ll be working with ‘The Religious’ for the day: Day with ‘The Religious’ at Catholic Vocations Communications Conference from Continue Reading →

[SPEAKER] Working with opportunities and risks for Child Sexual Exploitation in a digital age #SAFEOFE

This afternoon I’ve 20 minutes to try and cover this HUGE topic with Open Forum Events on Safeguarding Children: Effective Collaboration for Child Protection and Wellbeing … it’s amazing what you can get through in 20 minutes TBH: Working with opportunities and risks for CSE in a digital age from Bex Lewis Print PDFLike it? Share it… You may also like: [SPEAKER] Working with young people in a digital age: opportunities and risks with @chelmsdio [SPEAKER] Raising Continue Reading →

[MEDIA] Facebook is giving tips on how to spot fake news, with @UCBNewsTeam

Earlier today, I had a chat with Kelly from UCB Radio, and this interview was featured (including extracts in the news hour) on Paul Hammond’s show, re Facebook introducing tips which can help users not fall for fake news (see Business Insider; Guardian). Print PDFLike it? Share it… You may also like: [MEDIA] #SID2015 Review of 'Raising Children in a Digital Age' with @HopeFM #DigitalParenting [MEDIA] Top 10 Internet Safety Tips for #SID2015 (@PremierRadio) [MEDIA] Continue Reading →

[MEDIA] Contribution re Teenagers and Mental Health for @ChurchTimes

The other week I was asked to provide maximum 600 words re teenagers and mental health for The Church Times. Obviously my specialist area of knowledge is the digital, so I took that as my angle, and it appeared in this week’s edition. Thanks to my mum for the spot, and the social media crowd who sent me screenshots, etc. Print PDFLike it? Share it… You may also like: [LECTURE] Raising Children in a Digital Age Continue Reading →

[CONFERENCE TWEETS] #DigiRev, hosted by @McrDig

Tweets from today’s third annual ‘Digital Revolution’ conference in Manchester: [View the story “Tweets from #DigiRev hosted by @McrDig” on Storify] Print PDFLike it? Share it… You may also like: Day 1: Surveillance and Religion Conference (with @es61andrews) UPLOAD/Standing Together (Day Conference hosted by theMediaNet and Christians in Journalism) A great talk hosted by @psychologiesmag, with @lucyberesford and Sadie Jones, hosted by @louisechunn [STORIFY] #TechforGoodLive, hosted by @ReasonDigital at @HyperIsland